Free Webinar – 25 Fundraising Ideas and Grant-Seeking Tips

In Events, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

From Mary Kurek, Frontrunners Development, Inc.

It’s time!  Lots of charities and nonprofits have been asking us where to find funds for small projects or just to boost budgets.  So, Frontrunner Aaron Smith, Ph.D. of Workplace Readiness Solutions and I got together and decided to share what we know from our collective (almost 60) years of working on nonprofit and government budgets and fundraising/grant-seeking campaigns.  We will share a good bit of what we know about fundraising with you in a free webinar we’re hosting on Zoom:

Friday, July 8, 2022

11 am to 12:15 pm eastern time

Here’s who should attend:

  • NGOs, CSOs, nonprofits, charities, schools

Here are the problems you want to solve:

  • Over-extended budget
  • Sustainability concerns
  • Enhancement of an existing fundraiser
  • Create new approaches for funding
  • New program funding is needed
  • Event sponsorships needed
  • Staffing needs increasing

 Here’s what you will learn:

  • 25 fundraising ideas with real success stories – curated in categories like “easy to plan” and “low upfront-cost” 
  • Review of a template for grants that will help you know ahead of time what to anticipate
  • Resources and success tips with grant-seeking
  • Q & A included

Your Hosts:

Dr. Smith has 25 years in the US Education system with a concentration on STEM.  He has acquired grants for a 3d-printing lab, virtual reality equipment, flight simulator lab, materials, and supplies.

Dr. Aaron Smith, Workplace Readiness Solutions

“I have been awarded several grants and funding from organizations and industry leaders throughout my career by leveraging my influence and relationships with internal and external stakeholders.” 

Mary Kurek, Pres & CEO, Frontrunners Development, Inc.

Mary Kurek served as a Chamber of Commerce Executive Director for 8 years and over 24 years in leadership for one nonprofit and 10 years for another.  She’s raised $25,000 in small grants, raised $25,000 in one day for a special project and over $200,000 collectively over the years through fundraisers.  Small nonprofit fundraising to fill budgets and expand programs is part of her skillset.

“Because I conduct business development in social impact spaces globally, I am asked almost daily to provide funding to a nonprofit effort.  The best way I can be of help is to connect people to information and resources.  Effective fundraising is more about planning for sustainability than problem-solving.”

Questions?  Contact us here.


Mary Kurek

President & CEO Frontrunners Development, Inc.
Global Business Developer 

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